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Rehabilitation: jump to it

Frontline article - Posted on 28/07/2017

Specialist physiotherapist Sally Dufty treats jockeys who are injured on the turf. Mark Gould spends a day at the races to see her in action. ...

In person: why kindness counts

Frontline article - Posted on 02/06/2017

When a relative had a stroke recently, CEO Karen Middleton had a taste of life on the other side. ...

Effects of functional taping compared with sham taping and minimal intervention on pain intensity and static postural control for patients with non-specific chronic low back pain: a randomised clinical trial protocol

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 25/05/2017

Objectives To investigate the immediate and 1-month effects of functional taping to lumbar spine for pain intensity and postural control in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain. ...

Rehab champions

Frontline article - Posted on 16/01/2017

Robert Millett meets two physiotherapists who highlight the benefits of specialist rehabilitation for people with dementia. ...

Effects of cryotherapy combined with therapeutic ultrasound on oxidative stress and tissue damage after musculoskeletal contusion in rats

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 25/11/2016

Objective To investigate the combined effects of cryotherapy and pulsed ultrasound therapy (PUT) on oxidative stress parameters, tissue damage markers and systemic inflammation after musculoskeletal ...

CSP adds ‘rehab focus’ to NICE quality standard for hip fracture

News item - Posted on 25/11/2016

25 November 2016 Input from CSP members has informed guidance calling for people with hip fractures to begin rehabilitation the day ...

The provision of a cane provides greater benefit to community-dwelling people after stroke with a baseline walking speed between 0.4 and 0.8 metres/second: an experimental study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 25/11/2016

Objective To investigate the effect of the provision of a cane on walking ability in ambulatory people with chronic stroke. Design Experimental study. Setting Clinics within the ...

Changes in the physical activity of acute stroke survivors between inpatient and community living with early supported discharge: an observational cohort study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 25/11/2016

Objective To describe and compare patterns of physical activity among stroke survivors during their hospital stay and community living with early supported discharge. Design Observational cohort ...

Majority of trauma patients fail to get specialist rehab

News item - Posted on 11/11/2016

11 November 2016 Only five per cent of NHS trauma patients in England receives specialist rehabilitation, research has found. ...

Leading TV presenter supports CSP call for more physios

News item - Posted on 14/10/2016

14 October 2016 TV presenter Andrew Marr has backed the CSP’s call for sufficient numbers of physios to meet the growing needs of the ...

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